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Explain this Mystery to me......shaving & ingrown hairs??


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#1 imq707s


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Posted 14 October 2008 - 08:53 PM

Ok, let me start off by giving you a little background info. I'm a 30yr old male, I eat healthy, stay fit, and have a pretty clear completion overall. My problem is the several ingrown hairs I get after shaving ...on my neck, under my chin, on my upper lip, on the side of my face. Usually 6-10 little white bumps that develop a day or so after I shave. I only shave about every 2-3 day because it seems less irritation to my face. I have tried shaving with a plain razor....but an electric razor seems to be much less irritation to my skin.

Now I understand what causes ingrown hairs, and I know why shaving causes them.....but here is what is baffling me.........if I shave in the morning as soon as I wake up, I usually don't have any ingrown hairs..NONE. I just get up, and shave.

If I wash my face in the morning before I shave....I get them all over.

If I shave in the afternoon.....I get them all over.

If I shave at night.......I get them all over.

Even if I am very careful and don't use a lot or pressure, and wash my face before and afterwards.......unless I shave when I first get up in the morning....I always get several ingrown hairs a day or so after I shave.

The only time I can shave and not be covered in little white bumps from ingrown hairs a day later is if I shave as soon as I wake up in the morning.


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Posted 29 January 2009 - 10:21 AM

I use a Norleco 7110X shaver as well, take off the head, and remove the lifts from the cutters. Go to KosherShavers.org for a full explanation.
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Posted 05 April 2014 - 07:46 PM

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